The B.B.C. announces that His Majesty the King will broadcast to the Empire from Sandringham at 3 p.m. on Christmas Day.
His Majesty will be heard from all transmitters of the B.B.C., including the shortwave transmitters at Daventry, which cover the Empire and many other parts of the world. In addition, the Post Office radio telephone service will be employed to transmit the message for relaying through certain oversea broadcasting etations.
The King's broadcast will be preceded and followed by a specially chosen programme played by the B.B.C. Military Band, conducted by P. S. G. O'Donnell.